Individuals and Their Communities
Students determine their role as an individual in a community. They identify the characteristics of a community and explain how their school or neighborhood can be a community. They practice using vocabulary describing community characteristics.
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To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions
"Native American history leaps boldly off the colorful quilts and patchwork designs." Learners discuss Native American identity and symbolism by reading about a variety of Native quilters and their unique art process, and participate in...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Community History: Oral History
Students develop an oral history of a memorable event in their family. Working with a partner, they create interview questions based on a family story or event. After interviewing their family member, they edit their interview piece...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Communities in Crisis Lesson 1: Primary Source? What is That?
Distinguish between primary and secondary source documents using the theme of philanthropy. Middle schoolers discuss Anne Frank: The Diary of Young Girl as a way to study the past using a primary source. Then they investigate how to...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Using Quantitative Measures to Describe Your Community
Scholars use Microsoft Excel to analyze data about their community and present the data in quantitative measurements. They will compose a survey and collect data about their community. Next, they insert the data into graphs and charts...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History